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Author Buergenthal, Thomas.

Title International human rights in a nutshell / by Thomas Buergenthal, Dinah Shelton, David P. Stewart.

Published St. Paul, Minn. : West, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  341.481 BUER    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description xliii, 450 p. ; 19 cm.
Series Nutshell series
In a nutshell
Nutshell series.
Notes Previous ed.: 1995, by Thomas Buergenthal.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Ch. 1. Historical Antecedents of International Human Rights Law -- Ch. 2. The United Nations Human Rights System -- Ch. 3. The European System for the Protection of Human Rights -- Ch. 4. The Inter-American Human Rights System -- Ch. 5. The African System of Human and Peoples' Rights -- Ch. 6. Humanitarian Law -- Ch. 7. The U.S. and International Human Rights -- Ch. 8. Non-Governmental Human Rights Organizations.
Summary "A reliable source on international human rights law for students, practitioners, and professors. Provides an overview of the international, regional and domestic human rights systems. It includes developments at the ad hoc Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda in the context of applicable principles of international humanitarian law. Discover the history behind international human rights, including the institutional context from which they evolved. Features expert review of human rights norms and identifies new developments in this area. "--Publisher's website.
Other author Shelton, Dinah.
Stewart, David P.
Subject Human rights.
Variant Title International human rights
ISBN 9780314260147 (pbk.)
0314260145 (pbk.)